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Google, EU dig in for long war

Google and the EU are gearing up for a battle that could last years.

21 Jul 2017 8:01 AM

In EU dealings, Google could learn from an erstwhile rival

The European Commission hit Google with a record 2.4 billion euro ($2.73 billion) fine for favouring its own shopping service.

29 Jun 2017 1:47 PM

With Alphabet, Google faces a daunting challenge: organizing itself

Alphabet's top management also aimed to boost accountability by appointing chief executives to head each of the Other Bets.

27 Jun 2017 9:08 PM

EU slams record USD 2.7 billion anti-trust fine against Google

EU found that Google had systematically given prominent placement in searches to its own shopping service and demoted those of rivals.

27 Jun 2017 4:10 PM

Google to stop scanning Gmail for creating targeted ads

The decision was outlined in a blog post by Google cloud computing chief Diane Greene, who joined the company in 2015.

25 Jun 2017 9:38 PM


Facebook launches UK initiative to counter online extremist material

The new initiative will train non-governmental organizations to help them monitor and respond to extremist content.

23 Jun 2017 9:15 PM

Google pushes framework for law enforcement access to overseas data

The push comes amid growing legal uncertainty, in the United States and across the globe.

22 Jun 2017 9:52 PM

Foxconn says Apple, Dell join its bid for Toshiba chip business

The Taiwanese firm is also in discussions with Alphabet Inc's Google, Microsoft Corp and Cisco Systems.

12 Jun 2017 10:03 PM

YouTube ad boycott could spell trouble for Alphabet's Google

YouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in into a problem child.

29 Apr 2017 11:54 AM

Google CEO Sundar Pichai takes $200 mn salary

India-born Pichai earned $650,000 last year, slightly less than $652,500 he took in 2015.

29 Apr 2017 11:01 AM


Google allows users to share their locations in mapping app

Within the next week, users worldwide will be able to share where they are in real time on devices running both Android and iOS

22 Mar 2017 9:32 PM

Uber asks software head to resign for not disclosing sexual harassment allegation

The move comes as the ride services company is investigating allegations of sexual harassment in its own organization.

28 Feb 2017 10:49 AM

Alphabet accuses Uber of stealing self-driving car technology

The suit contends that a Waymo manager took technical data with him when he left.

24 Feb 2017 8:08 AM

Google to help publishers find malicious comments on articles

The companies hope to extend it to other news organisations.

24 Feb 2017 8:06 AM

Alphabet's 'Loon' internet plan closer to deployment

The first public launch of Loon took place in New Zealand in 2013.

17 Feb 2017 7:52 AM


Google to end its Titan drone program

Google (now Alphabet) is reportedly killing of its solar drone project

12 Jan 2017 1:07 PM